Lichfield man named England Aussie Rules football captain

Ian Mitchell with the Euro Aussie Rules cup in 2013

Ian Mitchell with the Euro Aussie Rules cup in 2013

A Lichfield man has been named as the captain of England’s Aussie Rules football team.

Ian Mitchell, 30, will lead the England Dragonslayers in their competitive autumn fixtures.

One of the highlights will be the Euro Cup in London, which will see 16 teams compete to become the cream of the continent.

Ian, who plays for the Wolverhampton Wolverines, was part of the team which won the Euro Cup in 2013.

He was selected for the captaincy after a training camp over the summer.

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